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2nd Annual Cancer Survivorship Telephone Education Workshop Series, Cancer Survivorship
01.28.04

CancerCare, in collaboration with Lance Armstrong Foundation, the National Cancer Institute, the Intercultural Cancer Council, Living Beyond Breast Cancer and the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, is pleased to present the Second Annual Cancer Survivorship Telephone Education Workshop Series, Cancer Survivorship: Living With, Through & Beyond Cancer.

This program is funded by an educational grant from the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the National Cancer Institute.

This free telephone education workshop series offers cancer survivors and their loved ones practical information to help them deal with concerns and issues that arise after treatment ends. The information discussed during these calls is designed primarily for cancer survivors who have recently completed their cancer treatment, but may also be helpful for those who were treated a long time ago, as well as healthcare professionals.

All of the workshops in this series will take place on Wednesdays, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET (Eastern Time).

Part I: Living With Uncertainty will take place on March 10th.  The faculty will be Richard Dickens, CSW, Program Coordinator, Staff Development, CancerCare; Merle H. Mishel, RN,PhD, FAAN, Kenan Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina; Susan M. Shinagawa, Community Director, Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness & Training, Co-Founder/Co-Coordinator, Asian Pacific Islander National Cancer Survivors Network, Past Chair, Intercultural Cancer Council.

Part II: Talking About Cancer With Children of All Ages will take place on April 14.  The faculty will be Wendy S. Harpham, MD, FACP, Attending Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas; Melissa Hicks, MS, CCLS, LPC, RPT, Child Life Specialist, Program Director Camp Sunshine, President, Child Life Council, Co-Founder, Wonders & Worries, Inc.; David K. Wellisch, PhD, Professor in Residence, Chief Psychologist Adult Division, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

Part III: Turning Research into Action will take place on May 19.  The faculty will be Carolyn B. Hendricks, MD, Medical Oncologist, Oncology Care Associates, PA; Julia H. Rowland, PhD, Director, Office of Cancer Survivorship, Division of  Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute; Ellen Stovall, President & CEO, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship.

These workshops are free – no phone charges apply.  To register, simply go to the CancerCare website: www.cancercare.org and click on the CancerCare Connect icon.

Or go directly to the registration page  


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